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5 Hacks to Combat Text Message Spam

2019-09-25 17:30:00

Yesterday I got a text from a political candidate running for office. While the text didn’t ask me to click a link or offer anything for free, it was unwanted and I don’t remember signing up or giving out my cell phone for these purposes. It felt like an unsolicited text.

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4 Tips For Spotting Wire Transfer Fraud

2019-09-24 16:00:00

If It Sounds Too Good to Be True, It Probably Is

Lisa finally won the lottery. The caller told her, “You’ve won millions! Now just wire $400 for taxes.”

Eddie sold his camera online. But the buyer sent Eddie a check for more than the selling price. He asked Eddie to wire him the extra cash.

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Simplify Your Christmas Shopping in 5 Easy Steps

2019-08-26 19:15:00

Earlier this month, I stopped into a local store to get some back to school supplies for my children, and quickly discovered several aisles of Christmas décor and gift ideas. It seems that the countdown to Christmas arrives sooner every year.

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3 Ways Real-Time Debit Card Alerts Provide Peace Of Mind

2019-08-13 14:45:00
Sign up for Real-Time Debit Card Alerts from First Southern

What is peace of mind worth to you? For me, it’s priceless. What if I told you that, peace of mind can be found for free, or as little as $2 per month.

With Real-Time Debit Card Alerts from First Southern National Bank, you can receive alerts whenever your debit card is utilized, or declined.

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4 Tips to Avoid Person to Person Payment Fraud

2019-07-10 15:30:00
4 tips to avoid person to person payment fraud

Person to person or P2P is a convenient and secure way to send money digitally to a recipient, using only their name and email address. The sad reality is that there are a lot of cybercriminals out there trying to steal from consumers.

Fraud.org recently released a list of helpful tips to help you avoid falling victim to scams involving P2P payment scams.

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6 Tips to Stay In-The-Know and Away From Card Fraud

2019-06-11 14:30:00

Stay in-the-know!

With a busy family that is always on-the-go, 99% of the time we use our debit card to pay for everyday items. I know my family is not alone!Read More >



Seasonal Repair Scammers Target Kentucky

2019-05-31 16:15:00
4 tips to avoid seasonal home repair scammers

Home repair season is here in Kentucky, and, as summer approaches, a scam alert has been issued from the office of the Attorney General.

Andy Beshear is asking Kentuckians to use caution when hiring door-to-door contractors that promise too-good-to-be-true deals. Beshear says those “deals” can quickly turn into home improvement scams.

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Want to be a Millionaire?

2019-05-20 16:30:00
Who wants to be a millionaire?

Want to be a millionaire? There are not many in this world that would answer "no."

While the aspiration to become a millionaire may seem daunting, it is something that is being achieved by more and more of our neighbors every year.

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Lanie Gardner Recognized as Distinguished Alumna at Madisonville Community College Commencement

2019-05-08 20:15:00
Lanie Gardner Recognized as Distinguished Alumna at Madisonville Community College Commencement

Lanie Gardner, Community President for First Southern National Bank in Muhlenberg County will be recognized as the 2018-2019 Distinguished Alumna of Madisonville Community College during their commencement ceremony. Gardner graduated from MCC with an Associate in Applied Science in Business Administration.

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5 Password Tips to Keep You Safe Online

2019-05-02 15:15:00
National Password Day

YOUR PASSWORD HAS EXPIRED. PLEASE CHANGE IT AS SOON AS POSSIBLE!

It’s an alert that I appreciate, but even as a tech-savvy person; it sometimes seems daunting to set up effective and unique passwords for all my various online accounts.

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